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Interesting stories from around the world this week!
Here are some interesting stories that caught our attention this week!
Where are the women in Science & Technology? Anwesha Bhattacharjee writes about being the only female in her coaching class for the IIT entrance examination.
CJ’s mom writes a letter to her gender-fluid son’s kindergarten teacher – “I’m sure I seem incredibly high maintenance,” she says, “but please know that I’m never aiming to make your life more difficult, I’m trying to make my son’s life less difficult.”
Think that the pens available in the market are too masculine, too heavy, too difficult for you to use? BIC has created a special line of stationery just for women! Don’t forget to read the hilarious product reviews!
Anindita Sengupta’s talks about her post-pregnancy experience and being a brand new mom.
Why does the news care about what Michelle Obama and Ann Romney are wearing?
And lastly, Robbi Hess advises new entrepreneurs on work-life balance and how to not let your new business take over your life!
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He said that he needed sometime to himself. I waited for him as any other woman would have done, and I gave him his space, I didn't want to be the clingy one.
Trigger Warning: This deals with mental trauma and depression, and may be triggering for survivors.
I am someone who believes in honesty and trust, I trust people easily and I think most of the times this habit of mine turns into bane.
This is a story of how a matrimonial website service turned into a nightmare for me, already traumatized by the two relationships I’ve had. It’s a story for every woman who lives her life on the principles of honesty and trust.
And when she enters the bedroom, she sees her husband's towel lying on the bed, his underwear thrown about in their bathroom. She rolls her eyes, sighs and picks it up to put in the laundry bag.
Vasudha, age 28 – is an excellent dancer, writer, podcaster and a mandala artist. She is talented young woman, a go getter and wouldn’t bat an eyelid if she had to try anything new. She would go head on with it. Everyone knew Vasudha as this cheerful and pretty young lady.
Except when marriage changed everything she knew. Since she was always outdoors, whether for office or for travelling for her dance shows, Vasudha didn’t know how to cook well.
Going by her in-laws definition of cooking – she had to know how to cook any dishes they mentioned. Till then Vasudha didn’t know that learning to cook was similar to getting an educational qualification. As soon as she entered the household after her engagement, nobody was interested what she excelled at, everybody wanted to know – what dishes she knew how to cook.